Soul Music

The sixteenth novel in the Discworld Series

UK hbk: Victor Gollancz, c.40,000 copies on 19 May 1994 (0-575-05504-9) reprinted three times (June 1994. October 1994, January 1995) reissued 21 October 1999 (0-575-06689-X)
Book proof: 146 copies
Discworld Collector’s Library: The Death Collection (hbk, cover engraving by Joe McLaren): Gollancz, 5 December 2013 (978-1-473-20012-8)

Book club: BCA, 1994 (CN 3524)
BCA’s Unseen Library: c.3,000 copies in November 2007 (CN 154302) This was the last title published in the series, as they were no longer financially viable for the Club, which refused to make them available for general sale.

Large print: Isis, 550 copies in March 1997 (0-7531-5157-X)

Pbk: Corgi, 265,000 copies on 4 May 1995  (0-552-14029-5), reprinted 1995 (twice), 1996, 1997 (twice) and many times since.
Reissued B-format with modified Kirby cover: Corgi, 2013 (978-0-552-16755-0)
New issue, with black/gold photographic design cover, on sale at same time as Kirby edition, 26 September 2005 (0-552-15319-2)
Reissued B-format with modified Kirby cover: Corgi, 14 February 2013 (978-0-552-16755-0)

USA: Harper Prism (jacket illus. Michael Sabanosh), January 1995 (0-06-105203-5)
Proofs: August 1994. Quantity not known.
Pbk: Harper Prism (cover illustration as hbk), October 1995 (0-06-105489-5)
By the 4th printing, the gold on the cover had been changed to white, and the holographic disc to silver.
Premium pbk: Harper Premium, 29 October 2013 (978-0-06-223741-5)

US book club: Science Fiction Book Club Selection, February 1995 (cover as hbk) 13 January 1995 (ref. 06541)

Brazilian:  Bertrand Brasil, [not yet seen]

Bulgarian: Музика на Душата, trs. Mirela Khristova, Vuzev/Akhont-V, 3,000 copies in November 1997 (954-422-049-6),
2nd edition, reset, 2000 (954-422-057-7)

Czech: Těžké Melodično,  trs. Jan Kantůrek Talpress, 10,000 copies in March 1998 (80-7197-150-2)
Double volume, with Men at Arms, pencil drawings by Paul Kidby, Talpress, 2012 (978-80-7197-441-3)

Dutch: Zieltonen, trs. Venugopalan Ittekot (pseud. of Ruurd Groot), Het Spectrum, 5,000  copies in 1997 (90-274-5614-3)
Reissue: Mynx, 2009 (978-90-8968-106-5)

Estonian: Hinge Muusika, trs. Avo Reinvald, jacket illus. Hillar Mets, Varrak, March 2004 (9985-3-0827-1)

Finnish: Elävää Musiikkia, trs. Mika Kivimäki, Karisto, October 2005 (951-23-4664-8)
Pbk: Karisto, January 2010 (978-951-23-5246-3)

FrenchAccros du Roc, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, September 2000 (2-84172-143-4)
Reissue, with new introduction by Terry Pratchett (dated September 2014), 19 May 2016 (978-2-84172-764-3)
Omnibus: La Mort due Disque-Monde, containing Mort, Reaper Man and Soul Music, L’Atalante, 21 October 2011 (978-2-84172-558-8)

Pbk: Pocket, October 2004 (2-266-13699-2)
Pbk with Marc Simonetti cover: Pocket, June 2011 (978-2-266-21196-3)

German trade pbk: Rollende Steine, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann, 20,000 copies on 1 October 1996 (3-442-41589-6)
Mass market pbk: Goldmann, September 2001 (3-442-43049-6)
Double volume: with Interesting Times/Echt zauberhaft, Goldmann, March 2009 (978-3-442-13441-0)
New translation: Rollende Steine, trs. Regina Rawlinson, Manhattan 29 September 2014 (978-3-442-54733-3)

Hungarian: Gördülö Kövek, trs. Veronika Farkas, Delta Vision, 28 November 2012 [2009] (978-963-9890-41-1)

Italian: All’anima della musica!, trs. Valentina Daniele,  Salani, June 2013 (978-88-6715-296-4)

Japanese: Choeisha,  2006 (4-88629-954-7)

Polish: Muzyka Duszy, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Prószyński i S-ka, 15,000 copies on 11 October 2002 (83-7337-256-3)

Russian: Роковая Музыка, trs. N. Berdennukova, Eksmo, 2002 (5-699-01102-1)

Serbian/Yugoslav: Dusevna muzika, trs. Aleksandar Milajić, Laguna, 1,000 copies in 2004 (86-7436-190-0)

Spanish: Soul Music, trs. Albert Solé, Plaza y Janés, June 2004 (84-01-33530-2)
Pocket book: Debols!llo/Plaza y Janés, October 2005 (84-9793-763-5; vol.342/16)
Reprinted  November 2005, February 2006, etc., first printing with new cover, same ISBN, December 2013
Kiosk edition: Altaya, 2008 (with cover design for Reaper Man) (978-84-487-2620-1)

SwedishLevande musik, trs. Peter Lindforss, Wahlströms c. June 2000 (91-32-32463-4)
Reissued in laminated paper covers, described as ‘First edition hardbacks’ [‘Första kartonnerade upplagan’], July 2001 (91-32-32636-X)
Pbk: Wahlströms 2002 (91-32-43355-7)

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Marc Simonetti